Book Covers for Literature Festival in a Day at The Hub at St Mary's

Literature Festival in a Day

Bring your bookmarks and reading glasses for The Hub Literature Festival in a Day, four best-selling authors are joining us to talk about their latest books. There will be plenty of time to get your questions answered and your books signed.

Tickets are valid per Author, 2 hour session

£10 adult /£8 for under 16’s / Family £20 (any combination of 4 adults/children)

 

12pm  – Chris Lloyd

Absolutely Everything: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Robots and Other Things too Numerous to Mention! 

Bring the kids along for a fascinating session with Chris Lloyd and his new book ‘Absolutely Everything: A history of Earth, Dinosaurs, Robots and Other Things too Numerous to Mention’

Historian, educationalist and author, best known for his sweeping narratives on big history. Chris Lloyd is the author of the best selling book What on Earth Happened: The Complete Story of the Planet, which has sold 500,000 copies. An epic history of the world introducing Christopher’s new world history book and a giant timeline, 20 objects and a coat of many pockets that takes participants on a journey from the beginning of time to the present day!

Find out more about Chris

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2pm – Tessa Hadley

Late in the Day

Tessa Hadley is the author of Sunstroke and Other Stories, and the novels The Master Bedroom, Everything Will Be All Right, and Accidents in the Home. She lives in Cardiff, Wales, and teaches literature and creative writing at Bath Spa University. Her new book Late in the day has been described as a ‘wonderful tale of ageing and adultery’

Find out more about Tessa

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4pm – Robert Hardman

Queen of the World

The renowned royal biographer, Robert Hardman, joins us to share his brilliant new portrait of the most famous woman in the world and her place in it. His new book, Queen of the World, was written alongside the major ITV documentary and has been described as “Dazzling, poignant and full of delicious surprises; the true story of how Elizabeth II took on the world – and won. The Crown is fictional. Here is the real thing”

Find out more about Robert

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6pm – Julian Baggini

How the World Thinks

Julian Baggini sets out to expand our horizons in How the World Thinks, exploring the philosophies of Japan, India, China and the Muslim world, as well as the lesser-known oral traditions of Africa and Australia’s first peoples.

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Hourly Schedule

Programme

12pm - 1pm
Chris Lloyd
Absolutely Everything: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Robots and Other Things too Numerous to Mention!
2pm - 3pm
Tessa Hadley
Late in the Day
4pm - 5pm
Robert Hardman
Queen of The World
6pm - 7pm
Julian Baggini
How the World Thinks

Date

30 11

Time

Per Author - 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
12:00 pm

Cost

£10 adult / £8 under 16's / £20 family (per Author)

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